Travel Cancellations and Reporting

Following Governor DeWine’s recommendations at his news conference on July 7, the University is announcing the following new travel restrictions and reporting requirements:

University Sponsored or Supported Travel

All domestic and international University sponsored or supported travel for faculty, staff, and students has been canceled until May 16, 2021. Exceptions must be approved by the divisional vice president.

University sponsored or supported domestic travel for faculty is limited to essential travel and must be approved by the chair, dean, and Provost and is limited to essential research activities. Faculty may use their professional development or grant/sponsored program funds for necessary travel to support research/scholarship or other strategic priorities as approved by the Provost.

Personal Travel

All Miami faculty, staff, and students are urged to closely evaluate the risks of all personal travel (domestic or international) and to limit personal travel plans to essential travel.

Those employees and students who do decide to travel internationally are required to report their travel to the University, before departure, at the following email address When reporting your personal travel please provide the following information:

  • Name
  • Travel Dates
  • Countries and Cities
  • Cities of U.S. departure and entry

For either personal travel or business essential travel approved in advance by the University, travelers should also:

Know the U.S. entry restrictions on specific travelers returning from certain international destinations.

Be aware that all travelers returning from international locations with a CDC Warning Level 3 Travel Health Notice will be required to self-isolate at home for 14 days) prior to returning to any Miami University campus or participating in University activities.